New affordable rentals under construction in Creston

CRESTON – The Government of British Columbia is partnering with the Kootenay Region Association for Community Living and the Columbia Basin Trust, to build and manage nine new affordable rental units in Creston designed for low-income adults with disabilities. “Affordable …

B.C. supports shift to clean transportation options

VICTORIA – The Province is making clean transportation more affordable and accessible for British Columbians, with incentives and one of Canada’s largest networks of charging and fuelling stations, announced Michelle Mungall, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources on Clean …

Pilot project to assist small business exporters extended

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall, speaking on behalf of Minister of State for Trade, George Chow, announced a one-year extension of the Export Navigator pilot program for small businesses and entrepreneurs in Nelson on Wednesday. “Nelson has a strong entrepreneurial spirit …

MLA Mungall welcomes school upgrades

NELSON – Students in the Kootenay Lake School District will benefit from safer, more efficient and comfortable schools thanks to $3 million in provincial funding for school upgrade projects, announced Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall. “We’re prioritizing our kids’ education again,” …

COLUMN: A budget that works for the Kootenays

B.C.’s Minister of Finance Carole James delivered our government’s first full provincial budget on Feb. 20. As I listened, I thought of all the Kootenay people whom I met at their doors, at community events, on the street or chatted …

Minister Mungall announces family addition

Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Michelle Mungall announced today that she and her husband are expecting a new addition to their family. “Zak and I are very happy to announce our family will be expanding when we welcome …

A Word on Site C

Thank you for taking the time to share your views with me about the future of the Site C dam. I appreciate the active participation from British Columbians on this issue and want to assure you that I listened and …